Tag: Diversity & Inclusion

Saraf Furniture to hire 250 from LGBTQ+ community

Saraf Furniture is taking its Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) agenda quite seriously. The online furniture company is all set to take on 250 people...

Cipla’s inclusive group mediclaim policy for staff to cover live-in partners,...

Cipla has extended its Group Mediclaim Policy to cover employees of the LGBTQ community and live-in partners. The move is part of the #EqualCipla...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Godrej centralises HR processes to serve its employees better

Redefining HR processes is one of the many measures an organisation takes to better its workplace diversity and culture. Godrej decided to bring all...

Daimler India upholds D&I agenda, hires 46 women

As part of its diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiative, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) has taken on 46 women to be part of its...

Rashi Sikka, Ex D&I head, Uber, joins Ubisoft as VP-diversity

Ubisoft has hired Raashi Sikka as its first global vice president responsible for diversity and inclusion. Sikka has moved from Uber, where she was...

Ira Pradhan to lead D&I at Freshworks

Former corporate communications lead of Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India, Ira Pradhan, has joined Freshworks as leader-internal communications, diversity & inclusion, CSR. Pradhan has spent...

Flipkart commits to taking forward the D&I agenda

The second edition of #include, the Indian e-commerce company, Flipkart’s annual event, witnessed prominent industry leaders throwing light on their biggest learnings, challenges and...

How SMEs can achieve diversity

People from different races, genders, ethnicity and geographical locations working together to achieve a common goal can make a whole lot of difference. Diverse...

Online petition urges Air India to hire third- gender candidates

Air India has been asked to alter its hiring policy so as to permit third-gender candidates to apply for jobs. The online petition demanding...

Why shouldn’t sportspersons be part of the diversity agenda of corporates

Integration of sportspersons is successful only if they are able to play a meaningful role in the organisation.

OYO launches daycare for its employees

The company believes that it will be a big step towards promoting diversity and improving employee experience and will be extended to other OYO offices as well.

Johnson & Johnson India enhances policies to up diversity and inclusion

The policy changes reinstate the importance of employees being able to champion work–life integration and achieve their maximum potential — at work and at home.

How having a chief diversity officer on board makes a difference

Organisations with a dedicated resource are able to take a planned, outcome- driven approach to diversity building, which results in a more productive and engaged workforce

Goldman Sachs aims at 100% diversity globally

The real issue for the Company was the under-representation of women and diverse professionals, both in magnitude and levels of seniority.

Top 4 trends in hiring in 2018

Across the globe, 78 per cent companies prioritise diversity to improve company culture, 62 per cent do so to boost financial performance and 49 per cent to better represent customers.

Standard Chartered Bank launches ‘SheReturns’ programme for women on career break

The objective is to focus on diversity and inclusion, and also provide women the opportunity to excel 

After Iceland, Women in France also leave work at sharp 4.34...

The time marks the moment at which they stopped getting paid for, in comparison to men.

 

Maternity Benefits: A case of reverse feminism?

Would the amendments in the Maternity Act make professional progress smoother for females or indirectly create new roadblocks?

A woman doesn’t need to be a man to succeed at...

There are leadership differences between men and women, which make for gender diversity in the workplace.

 

How inclusive is India Inc.?

India Inc. needs to address the systemic, culturally ingrained issues affecting women’s workplace experiences and career trajectories in order to be fully inclusive.

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

200 R&D employees of Microsoft asked to leave

Close on the heels of laying off 1800 employees as part of a restructuring exercise, Microsoft has reportedly laid off 200 more. This time, it...

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Netflix gets Madhumitha Venkataraman as head of D&I, India

After the recent appointment of Rohit Suri as the head of talent, India at Netflix, the Company has now hired Madhumitha Venkataraman as its...

Skill India to upskill 75,000 workers in NDMC via RPL programme

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), knowledge partner of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), has launched a project to recognise the...

Over a million jobs available for the taking in Canada

Canada’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.1 per cent and there are more jobs on offer that in the past. In fact, the ratio...

Why employees are equally responsible for lack of work life balance

While cribbing about the lack of work–life balance, many employees don’t think twice before blaming their bosses, work or organisations for the same. It is...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...